Lessons Lived

“Lessons Lived” is a story is about a grandmothers search for understanding from the imprisoned killer of her grandson Jamison Bertha suffers from an inner conflict between her religious beliefs of forgiveness and revenge.

The film is a dramatic portrait of loss of life as a result of gun violence. It portrays a slice of society that has lost it’s morality by senseless acts of violence. Bertha and her sister Uma look towards the past to reclaim the present in hopes of a better future. It is in this journey that the characters look into their own lives and see the wrongs they have committed against others, and themselves that present the opportunity to see that forgiveness is the only option for a peaceful and tranquil life.

Directed by Mark Vinzant (USA)